Creator

Date Original

1859

Description

This collection contains one broadside, dated 1859.

Biographical/Historical Note

A group of prominent citizens and business from Memphis, Tennessee signed a petition titled, “To the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas”. This broadside is an appeal to the legislature of Arkansas to aid in the development of a railroad between Little Rock and Memphis. It reviews the merits of having a 'grand national highway’ system that befits the local communities in its path.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Tennessee

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.028.031

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Petition to develop railroads between Memphis and Little Rock, SMC.028.031

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Petition to develop railroads between Memphis and Little Rock, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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